Homer is a Tradition, not a Person, British Historian Says

Homer should not be thought of as a person but as a tradition, said historian and award-winning author Adam Nicolson. In his latest book titled...

Mayor Pushes Forward to Rebuild Rhodes Colossus

The massive bronze Colossus of Rhodes may be rebuilt, Mayor Fotis Hatzidiacos has been quoted saying to media on Wednesday. His remarks were made...

The Greek Islands: How were they Named?

To find the etymology behind the names of Greek islands, one should take into account a number of factors such as spelling, grammar, ancient...

Was Achilles Suffering from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder?

AN HISTORIAN from Manchester Metropolitan University has refuted one of the most long-standing theories about the link between Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and Ancient...

The Deadliest Femmes Fatales of Ancient Greek Mythology

Ancient Greek mythology is filled with references to strong men who conquered kingdoms, fought for their freedom and did not hesitate to kill. However,...

Martha Graham Dance Company Visits Greece

Martha Graham, one of the greatest American dance companies, has carved its own path in dance history. This year it celebrates the long and...

Argolic Gulf: The Atlantis of Greece

Scientists from Greece and Switzerland will take part in the PlanetSolar 2014 expedition in the Argolic Gulf , Greece in an effort to discover the most...

The Wise Side of Greece — Aristotle’s Trail

Aristotle is one of the most famous Greek philosophers and scientists. He was born in Northern Greece in a town called Stagira, in 384...

Quiz: What Greek Mythology Creature Are you?

  Answer the quiz below and find out what is your inner Greek Mythology creature!

Origins of Greek Ethnonyms

There are different theories about the etymology of the words Hellenes, Hellas, Graikos and Romios that come in question until today. According to Greek mythology,...

Pythagoras: A Mysterious Personality, Religion and the Infamous Theorem

By Konstantinos Kalachanis Like philosophy, the sciences of math can change anything in the lives of people directly involved with it. It can absorb one...
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Most Popular Professions in Ancient Greece

The inscriptions on the exhibits Epigraphical Museum in Athens, Greece, reveal which professions were the most popular among the ancient Greeks. Painter, mason (architect or carpenter),...

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